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James Roe

February 12, 1925 - May 19, 2011

Gathering:

6-7:30 Monday, May 23 at Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred.

1-2:00 Tuesday, May 24 at Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred.

Prayer Service:

7:30 Monday, May 23 at Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred.

Funeral Service:

Memorial Service: 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 24 at Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred.

Arrangements:

Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Home, Kindred.

James Roe

February 12, 1925 - May 19, 2011

Obituary

James Roe, 86, Kindred, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Sanford Health Palliative Care.

James Egil Roe was born February 12, 1925 in rural Nome, ND, son of Theodore and Milla (Green) Roe.  He began working at Cass County Electric Co-op as a lineman in 1949.  James was drafted into the Army during the Korean War and served from 1950-1952.  He was stationed at Camp Carson, Colorado Springs, CO.  He served in the Mountain Training Command.  After his honorable discharge he returned to Valley City and continued working at CCEC and transferred to the Kindred, ND location in 1954.  He retired from CCEC as Line Superintendent after 35 years of service.

James was united in marriage to Irene Fossen on December 27, 1951 at Zion Lutheran Church, Nome, ND.

James is survived by his wife, Irene; sons, David (Sandy), Moorhead, Craig (Polly), Kindred; grandchildren, Capt. Chase Roe, Afghanistan, Rachel (Steve)Roe Longtine, Ivy Roe, Allison Roe, Catlin (Shane) Piatz; sister, Grace “Dotty” Larsen.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Berger, Earl, Stephen; and sisters, Bernice, Avis, Lois.

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  1. Mick (Wilhelmi) & Rod Nett says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I don’t remeber ever seeing him without a smile on his face. He and Irene came to Dad’s visitation in March at St. Maurice’s Church in Kindred and we missed seeing them by 10 min. I wish I had been able to visit with them. We will be praying for him and all of you throughout the coming days.

    Mick (Wilhelmi) Nett

  2. Faye Perhus Labatt says:

    Minneapolis MN
    He was one of the kindest men I ever knew in Kindred. Quiet and steady. You were blessed to have him in your lives.

  3. Mark Stahl says:

    LEXINGTON MAI wish to express my sincere condolences to Irene, Dave, Craig and families for the loss of Jim. One of my first summer jobs was working with Jim, his son Dave, and his crew at CCEC installing the underground electrical service for the West acres shopping mall. I can still hear Jim say “more pipe”!

  4. Bob & Linda Nagle says:

    Bismarck ND
    Worked many years with Jim at CCEC. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  5. Ed & Kathy Stahl says:

    Chandler AZ
    We wish to convey our condolences to Irene, Dave, and Craig and their families.

    We enjoyed lots of snowmobiling with James and Irene years ago. We remember the one machine is adapted into being so loud that even in town, we could hear him start it up at your home! 🙂

    Our visits to ND
    will never be the same without being able to visit with James!

    Ed & Kathy

  6. Loree Gauffin says:

    Jim was such a kind and gentle man. I always admired him. He had the love of a wonderful family who I know adored him! My prayers are with you all. Thank you for the support that you have given me these past few days. It has meant so much!

    Lorre

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